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Hi I bought a 84 gallon tank awhile back it is 72Lx15Wx18H made with 1/4 inch glass I haven't sit it up because I'm scared of it busting is the 1/4 inch glass thick enough to hold all that water. thanks
 

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I have the same exact tank and its been up and running for 5 years without a problem. Its loaded with rocks and imo is a perfect tank for Mbuna. Couldn't beat the price I got it for either. A dollar a gallon. :thumb:
 

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Thanks for the info the person I got mine from said they bought it from a pet store in vegas so probably some place you got yours.
 

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Just a little tip. When setting up your stand make sure that the perimeter of your tank is fully supported. This is a very long tank and can be easily stressed if not supported properly.
 

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So I set my 84g tank up man does yours look like a double bow front from the long ways view kind of scary. :eek:
 

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So I set my 84g tank up man does yours look like a double bow front from the long ways view kind of scary.
:lol: I never thought to check over the last 5 years. I fiqured the triple thick center braces would hold it just fine.......in........ the .......last .........5......years. :

It's a good tank!.......Don't make me paranoid. :lol:
 

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My center brace is 3 X 1/4 inch thick but only one layer is glued to the actual glass/tank the other 2 layers are glued to the plastic frame .
 

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Same as mine. Hasn't been a problem and I do 50% or better water changes every week.

I wouldn't worry about it ...............unless of course you secretly want that 6' 125g..... As good an excuse as any imo. :D
 

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Don't worry... Be happy.

Imo this tank was designed for Mbuna. It has a large footprint without a lot of hieght. I've seen some real speed racing back and forth in this one. :thumb:
 

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did you guys by chance get this tank at Atlantis?

i'm looking at an 84g long there for a new tank. seemed perfect for the cichlids and the center bracing looked pretty darn good! :thumb:
 
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